Faculty of Social Sciences

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New article in the prestigious Journal of Social Policy: PhD candidate Mathea Loen and Professor Marit Skivenes finds that a majority of populations in Czechia, England, Finland, Norway, Poland, and Romania express confidence in their child protection system.
Several members of the System Dynamics Group at University of Bergen received prestigious awards from the System Dynamics Society at the International System Dynamics Conference 2022 in Frankfurt, Germany.
Interested in reading about what happened at CET in 2022? Our Annual Report for 2022 is now ready for download.
The students in EUR105 received a visitor from the European Commission.
On March 20th Professor Marit Skivenes presented NOU 2023: 7 on legal protection in child welfare services.
Anthropology on Air (AoA), a new podcast from the Department of Social Anthropology, launches 15.03.2023.
On Wednesday, 8 March, the University of Bergen (UiB) organized an anniversary celebration of the academic collaboration between Bergen and Sudan. The celebration was held at the Department of Social Anthropology where the collaboration started 60 years ago.
Fisheries experts Daniel Pauly and Rashid Sumaila have won the University of Southern California’s Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement for 2023.
This handbook, edited by Jill Duerr Berrick, Neil Gilbert and Marit Skivenes, is the largest to date overview of child protection systems across the world. The book describes and analyzes the ways in which 50 countries from every continent, except Antarctica, have developed measures for the protection of children in need of protection against maltreatment prescribed in the UNCRC.
Did you miss professor Ahmad Hemmati's presentation on Energy Informatics? Watch it here!
The international research project PROTECT has produced a set of policy recommendations on how to improve refugee protection. At an upcoming conference in Brussels, the recommendations will be showcased to leading figures within policymaking and civil society.